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Thursday, July 9, 2020

WATCH: Miss Arkansas and Miss Historic Batesville Outstanding visit the White River Now studios

Miss Arkansas Cladia Raffo and Miss Historic Batesville Outstanding Ashton Kissee visited the White River Now studios yesterday. Watch their chat with Big Daddy Randy in the video below.    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_Ry1M43YuE&w=560&h=315]

Melba Theater to roll out red carpet for 2018 Anniversary Celebration, Aug 10-12

The Melba Theater in Batesville will be hosting a red carpet celebration to mark its second year of being open since the renovation completion. The 2018 Anniversary Celebration will be held Aug. 10 through 12 and will feature the 1942 classic film, Casablanca. "Casablanca is...

Batesville Area Arts Council celebrates summer art camp with exhibition

Students, grades kindergarten through sixth, enjoyed creating art at the Batesville Area Arts Council (BAAC) Summer Art Camp. This year students learned about artists Paul Klee, Dale Chihuly, Pablo Picasso and Wayne Thiebaud. Participants created projects inspired by these artists using a variety of art...

T Tauri Movie Camp to host Finale Screening Saturday at UACCB

The T Tauri Movie Camp, the youth division of Ozark Foothills FilmFest, will hold this year's Movie Camp Finale Screening, Saturday, July 28 at 7 p.m. in Independence Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. It is free...

Arkansas 103.3, Outlaw 106.5 presenting The Lockhouse Orchestra at Fulton Country Fair Friday

Area radio stations Arkansas 103.3 KWOZ and Outlaw 106.5 are presenting The Lockhouse Orchestra in concert Friday night at the Fulton County Fair in Salem. Other sponsors are Dr. David Kauffman, Dillard & Dillard Motor Company, and Welch, Couch, and Co. PA. The show...

Water Carnival to celebrate its 75th year on Sept. 8

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) and 2018 Water Carnival sponsors have released the details of the 75th White River Water Carnival to be held on Sept. 8, at Riverside Park in Batesville. "The White River Water Carnival is a unique event, adding to...

Miss Independence County, Miss Teen Independence County named

The 2018 Miss Independence County and Miss Teen Independence County were crowned last night at ceremonies held in conjunction with the Independence County Fair in Batesville. Whitney Hopper (center) was named Queen Miss Independence County. Allison Batson (right) was named First Runner-Up while Alexia Hughes...

Batesville Area Arts Council to host summer arts camp for kids

The Batesville Area Arts Council (BAAC) will host a summer art camp for kids July 23 through July 27. Students will learn a variety of art techniques with instructor Leia Parks and be featured in a culminating exhibition at the BAAC Gallery on Main,...

Fulton County Fair coming up July 23 – 28

The Fulton County Fair in Salem, Ark will be held July 23 - 28. The fair will bring back Johnson Brothers Amusements out of El Dorado Arkansas for the 3rd year with several new rides.  Advance armband tickets for the carnival rides are now on...

WATCH: Pam and Linda from the Independence County Fair Board discuss the upcoming 2018 fair

The Independence County Fair is just around the corner. It's happening next week. Pam and Linda, fair board members, give White River Now's Gary B. and Ken Loggains from the Wake Up! Rave Up! an update on the schedule and other items during a...

Citizens Bank Impact Grants Helping Improve More Downtown Buildings

Two additional structures in Historic Downtown Batesville are getting facelifts from building owner Dr. Kristi Ketz, with assistance from the Citizens Bank Impact Grants program. Dr. Ketz recently received two grants totaling $9,750 to repair and restore the facades of downtown buildings that currently house...